Monday, April 20, 2009

A Gift that keeps on giving~

My dear friend Terry and I have admired
this sweet print ever since I posted her
on my blog. (see her right there-->)

Discovering the artist,
her sweet hubby bought a print
which now hangs in their home.

We met for a little visit the other day
and she surprised me with this large print
she found at a second hand shop.

This frame, including the double mat of dark green & brown,
has been waiting behind my bedroom door
for about a year now,
waiting for the perfect picture.

Now that is a pretty picture!
Thank you, Terry.

I hope to get her hung on the wall
this week and will share once
it is done.

So you could say this is
of a Metamorphosis Monday project.
Next week Part II 'THE HANGING'

Visit Susan for more before and after stories

and since the door (on my pic) is blue...

Visit Sally for Blue Monday

Have a great day, ladies!


Smilingsal said...

it looks like the frame and matting were meant for the print! Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday.

Dixie said...

Hi Candy! I know you were thrilled when you received your little girl print! That Terry is a sweetheart! Now, don't you wonder how that frame knew the little girl was coming...waiting there behind your door all this time? hhuuummmmm?

Hey.. I tried your Chicken Devine recipe last night... Ricky loved it... you were right.. yummie!

have a beautiful week up there in the hill country... blessings. Dixie

marty39 said...

What a thoughtful and precious gift. It's perfect in the frame. Can't wait to see where you hang it. Hugs, Marty

Marsha's Mpressions said...

OH! I love this print too!! Don't you just want to know who lives inside and what the sweet little girl has in her basket??

Have a a marvelous Monday, Marsha

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

What a sweet friend. I have always adored that print. You are so lucky to have it.

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Candy, beautiful picture!

Happy Blue Monday.


Tricia Anne said...

What a darling picture! I look forward to see where you will hang it.
Sincerely ~ Tricia Anne

KBeau said...

How lucky for you that the frame and print were a perfect match.

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

What a precious picture, and how wonderful that you had such a perfect frame for it. Looking forward to seeing Part 2 - the hanging! laurie

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi there,
I have that same print! Thanks for sharing it all framed and matted so beautifully. Happy Blue Monday!


Linda said...

What a lovely gift and what a precious print! I just love it - so sweet! Linda

Happy To Be said...

Love that print girl..thanks for sharing...Happy BLUE Monday...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Cass @ That Old House said...

I have this picture, printed on canvas and framed. I love it too!

Amazing how your frame and mat seemed meant for this print. Serendipity!

Charlotte said...

Yes, that is the perfect picture - in many ways. I love it.

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Michelle@Fromhousetohome said...

What a sweet picture. That was a great surprise. How fun!